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Recent reports have found some moisturizers promoted skin cancers in mouse studies, creating a stir in the industry and prompting companies to look into the findings. It is important for spa owners and estheticians to be informed about these findings in order to accurately inform clients about any questions they may have.
The U.S. Food and Drug Adminstration was recently criticized by the Cancer Prevention Coalition, based in Chicago, for allowing the use of what the coalition believes are toxic ingredients.
Korean scientists have found the lipid-signaling molecure K6PC-5 many encourage an anti-aging effect in the skin.
Looking to further develop recommendations through its Nanotechnology Task Force, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is seeking industry input on using nanotechnology in the cosmetics realm.
By: Leslie Benson
High-tech delivery systems and active ingredients that slow signs of aging have prompted advanced marketing claims. Yet the future of skin care depends on further advancements in delivery methods, such as medical microneedles.
A report from the American Academy of Dermatology shows a chemical in black henna tattoos can cause serious skin care issues.
Romanian researchers have discovered that mussels and clams from the Mediterranean Sea have healing properties for skin that is burned or inflammed.
By: Diana Dodson
The vibrant anti-aging market is being fueled by the development of high-tech formulations that are blurring the boundary between cosmetics and pharmaceuticals.
By: Peter T. Pugliese, MD
Pathological changes and a targeted treatment round out this discussion of one of the body’s most challenging changes.
By: Ben Johnson, MD
Examining exfoliation and its potential effects on the skin shows a different side to this skin care strategy.